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January 8, 2011

PartsMike has been supplying heavy duty steering and suspension components to the off road industry since 1996. At PartsMike we specialize in off road products of all types, and have extensive experience with all makes of 4×4’s. If you have a steering or suspension issue, contact PartsMike.      “WE’LL STEER YOU RIGHT”  

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PitBull Tires continues Support of the 2011 KOH UTV race

January 7, 2011

Johnson Valley OHV area California. The Toughest off-road race on the planet will entertain an interesting spin on the format when the Stand alone Pitbull UTV version of the race charges into the inhospitable deserts of Johnson Valley for the 3rd time Feb 10th as part of the week long off-road social experiment known around the world as KOH. Pitbull tires again, leads the charge and will offer $5000.00 in prize money to the victors. This year’s 40 mile UTV race will find itself travelling through not only the wide variety of desert terrain in Johnson Valley, but will include…

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Big Ugly Racing Joins Team GenRight for 2011

January 7, 2011

Kevin Sacalas and his team, Big Ugly Racing, are pleased to announce they will be racing as “Team GenRight” for the 2011 Ultra4 season with additional support provided by The Orleans Casino. Sacalas made a name for himself in 2009 by becoming the first ever Ultra4 Winner in Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno: The Long Way. In 2010, he continued his success in Ultra4 racing with a 3rd place finish in the King of the Hammers Grand Slam of Offroad Racing series. Sacalas is known as much for his competitive racing as he is for the race vehicle…

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The 4405 land-use buggy races for access at the famed King of the Hammers race

January 6, 2011

For the second year in a row, Rock Zombie 4×4 club member Travis Carpenter of the 4405 “land-use” team is racing in the famed King of the Hammers off-road race on February 11th to generate funds for land-use. Held by HammerKing Productions (www.kingofthehammers.com) and billed as the toughest off-road competition in the United States , the King of the Hammers is a mix of desert racing and hardcore rock crawling. The grueling 120 mile long course is split into two laps, and many competitors are not even able to finish the race. In only its 5th year, attendance at the…

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2011 Griffin King of the Hammers Starting Order announced

January 6, 2011

Greg Adler has a lot to celebrate in 2011, not only is his company 4 Wheel Parts observing 50 years in the 4 wheel drive parts and accessories business, the CEO and closed course off-road racer has also drawn the pole position  for the 5th running of the Griffin radiator King of the Hammers(KOH)  slated for February 11, 2011.  The title sponsor for the Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) played host to the KOH Drawing party on January 4th at its Compton Headquarters and Adler Joked with Ultra4 Series official exhaust Dynomax driver Bob Willis about drawing the polar opposite last…

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PSC Race Program Benefits Customers

January 4, 2011

PSC’s commitment to racers is paying dividends for all of its customers. Products developed specifically for the racer are making their way into PSC’s regular lineup. In addition to new product, the folks at PSC are improving how the entire steering system is put together. “We’ve developed some very positive relationships with many of the race teams and as a result we’ve been able to work directly with them to develop new product and to improve upon current products. Through these relationships and the punishment the racers are dishing out, we’re learning a lot about pushing a system to its…

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MDR California 200 Heard Round the Motorsports World

January 4, 2011

The winds of change are blowing through the Hammers Kingdom in the Southern California High Desert. The 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers off-road event has become one of the largest gathering’s of Rocksports Loyal court but will need to adapt to growing concerns for safety if it wishes to survive. In the twilight hours of August 14th 2010 a series of unfortunate events lead to the tragic death of eight off-road enthusiasts at the Mohave Desert Racing (MDR) California 200. The shot heard round the motorsports world injured a number of additional race fans, and touched the lives of…

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You Have to Believe to Achieve

January 4, 2011

In a past issue of the Ultra 4 newsletter we talked a little bit about the reasons behind WHY we as racers need to get up off of our butt and to get motivated to get in shape. Yes, it will help us drive faster, yes, it will help to keep fatigue at bay longer and yes, and it will allow us to accomplish our goals as racers. But most importantly, aside from all of our racing goals, getting in shape will allow us to live longer, and to lead more productive lives that will ultimately allow us to race…

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2011 Griffin King of the Hammers Drawing Party

January 4, 2011

The 2011 Griffin King of the Hammers start order drawing party is coming to 4 Wheel Parts headquarters January 4th, 2011, from 6:00pm-8:00pm PST live on Pirate4x4.com.  Join Jesse Combs and Camo as they host the drawing to determine starting positions for the toughest 4 wheel drive off-road race on the planet.  Shannon Campbell, Greg Adler, Tony Peligrino, Eric Anderson, Kevin Sacalas, “Rancho Bob” Willis, Chris Ridgway and more of Ultra4 Racings finest drivers will be on hand along with the unlimited 4 wheel drive vehicles they will use when they attempt to conquer KOH. This open to the public event will…

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Big Ugly Racing partners with “Team GenRight” & The Orleans Casino

January 4, 2011

Kevin Sacalas and his team, Big Ugly Racing, are pleased to announce they will be racing as “Team GenRight” for the 2011 Ultra4 season with additional support provided by The Orleans Casino. Sacalas made a name for himself in 2009 by becoming the first ever Ultra4 Winner in Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno: The Long Way. In 2010, he continued his success in Ultra4 racing with a 3rd place finish in the King of the Hammers Grand Slam of Offroad Racing series. Sacalas is known as much for his competitive racing as he is for the race vehicle…

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Campbell Racing at TransWest Ford Henderson 250

December 4, 2010

Gilbert, AZ-This past weekend, Shannon and Nick Campbell of Campbell Racing raced in the last race of the 2010 season of Best in the Desert. Time Trials were on Thursday and after a pretty hard roll on their practice lap the guys were able to get the car going and still qualified in 8th position. Saturday’s race started at 12:45. When the light turned green Shannon and Nick shot off the line and never looked back. At about mile 50 the guys had to get out and change a rear flat but were able to get back on track. Coming…

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Hammerking Productions Release 2011 Ultra4 Tour Dates

October 11, 2010

The 2010 season marked unprecedented growth of the King of the Hammers phenomenon, seeing expansion of the Ultra4 format of 4 wheel drive off-road endurance racing spread across the United States and into Canada. Hammerking Productions has ridden the wave of popularity to the next level with the release of the 2011 Ultra4 Tour schedule. The Ultra4 Tour consists of six events across the United States that will test the limits of the unlimited 4-wheel-drive racing machines known as Ultra4 cars and the teams that drive them. Loren Healy (No. 4428 Jimmy’s 4×4/ATX Wheel Team), the 2011 Ultra4 Grand Slam…

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